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mypyramid.gov to learn more. >>> join us next for "teen kids news." here's a look at what we're reporting on this week. >> i'll report on dogs with a special mission and the teens who train them. >> if you like studying the past and don't mind getting your hands dirty, you'll really dig my report. >> the dos & don'ts of using the internet for homework. >> i'll have the story of a hot new artist, who made it to "american idol," and he didn't even have to face the judges. >> and there's more. just ahead on "teen kids news." >> hi, i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. we'll start with headlines from around the world. >> here's lauren. >> 7,000 u.s. troops arrived in afghanistan. they are the first group of 21,000 soldiers to be deployed to the region by the end of summer. their mission, to train afghan forces and strengthen their government. >> they sent us to afghanistan to get the job done and that's what we're here to do. >> reporter: u.s. troops hope to stabilize the country enough to eventually withdraw all armed forces from the region. >>> worries about finding work for the summer? well, y
a family a home. >> i'll tell you how something kind of rude might be good for your health. >> the u.s. marines call it the "evening parade." but you can call it "awesome." >> a sport that tries to keep kids out of the gutter -- gets popular. >> give your friends the worst hair day of their lives. >> i'll be talking to a hot band with an unusual name. >> all that and more, so stay tuned for "teen kids news." >> hi, i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. let's check out this week's big stories from around the world. >>> president obama has been speaking out this week during a series of town hall meetings. he is trying to gain support for his plans to reform healthcare. >> if you don't have health insurance, you will finally have quality, affordable options once we pass reform. if you do have health insurance, we will make sure that no insurance company or government bureaucrat gets between you and the care that you need. >>> gearing up for back-to-school this year means greater efforts to keep kids healthy. school administrators are being given stricter guidelines to help prevent the spread o
. to fill us in on the week's top stories here's lauren. >> president-elect obama has chosen his security team. the biggest surprise - he nominated his former rival - hillary clinton - to be secretary of state. >> she possesses an extraordinary intelligence and a remarkable work ethic. >> mr. obama also announced he's nominating governor bill richardson of new mexico to be the secretary of commerce. >>> it's official -- the nation's economy is in a recession. that means instead of a growing economy, it's becoming weaker. all eyes are on washington for guidance. leaders of the nation's top car companies are willing to work for less than your weekly allowance. if the government loans their failing companies money - the ceo's of ford, chrysler, and gm say they'll take a salary of just $1 a year. >>> officials in india are blaming pakistani terrorists for the ten violent attacks in mumbai last week. u.s. secretary of state condoleeza rice is visiting the area hoping to ease tensions between the countries. >>> a surprising number of teens admit they cheat on tests. in fact, a study found 64% o
>>> join us next for "teen kids news." here's a look at what we're reporting on this week. >> i'll have the story of an organization that's bringing smiles to kids' faces all around the world. >> students who taught their teachers a thing or two about ecology. >> i'll show you the game that launched a thousand shirts. >> we'll go behind the scenes at one of the top ballet schools in the country. >> and there's more, just ahead on "teen kids news." ♪ >>> hi, i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. we'll start with headlines from around the world. >> here's lauren. >>> president obama traveled to the middle east earlier this week. the president's goal -- to help repair and rebuild relations between the u.s. and muslim world. >>> american auto giant general motors officially filed for bankruptcy. this means big changes for the company as they begin restructuring. >> this new gm will be built from the strongest parts of our business, including our best brands and our very finest products. >> but before they can reinvent themselves, gm must first let go of thousands of employees. they ann
're here at the entrance to arlington national cemetery. and high on the hill above us is arlington house. and it's just below that where the family, kennedy family grave site is located. and it's said that on the day after president kennedy was assassinated, jacqueline kennedy came here personally to the cemetery and selected that site. senator kennedy will be given a congressional funeral, and not a full state funeral as was his brother, president kennedy. but the only visible difference, brian, will be that senator kennedy will arrive in a motorcade, in a hearse, while president kennedy, of course, was borne to arlington cemetery on a horse-drawn caisson. once senator kennedy's body will arrive here at the grave site, it will look like the full-blown military ceremony, with a nine-member military casket team. there will be taps played and a three-round volley in a military rifle team. it is then after a brief ceremony with the former archbishop of washington, cardinal theodore mckerick, that senator kennedy will be laid to rest alongside his brothers, president kennedy and robert kenne
>>> join us next for "teen kids news." here's a look at what we're reporting on this week. forget the movies, i'll take you inside the real headquarters of the cia. >> i'll tell about a special program that helps kids who are legally blind to keep their goals in sight. >> find out why some people are wild about rugby! >> grab your tape. we have the biggest comic book in the world. >> coming up, an interview with a grammy award-winning musician. >> and there's more, just ahead on "teen kids news." >> hi, i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. we'll start with headlines from around the world. ed the two american journalists are home safely. laura ling and euna lee were arrested in march when they illegally entered the communist country. after months of negotiations, the women have been pardoned and released by the north korean government. they returned stateside with former president bill clinton, who was in north korea to arrange their release. >> we are very grateful that we were granted amnesty by the government of north korea. and we are so happy to be home. >> meanwhile, his wife, se
. joining us is michael prokop, and the ceo-in-training, carol skipwith. i want some ice cream. this afternoon might be a little bit better for that. my question to you, in a nutshell, what is the story behind taharka brothers that makes it not just a productive business, but a unique business in that it gives back to the community? >> taharka brothers is a business is centered around possibilities, leadership. we want to be a symbol of hope and opportunities for the community. we think that we can reach communities and give young men, first of all, a sense of identity, and power them towards change -- empower them towards change, and have them care about the community more. >> that is what we do. we change the mindset of young men in the communities. we use them as a tool for things that we show them and teach them. >> how long have you been with the company and how did it change your focus? >> i have been with taharka brothers for about five months. how has it changed me? >> did it change you, did you go as far as being a ceo? >> my change was in development. what attracted m
last week's devastating typhoon. it's being called the worst disaster in taiwan in 50 years. the u.s. and dozens of other countries are sending help. meanwhile, this cameraman quickly became part of the story when he was swept away by flood waters. he was trying to get footage of the typhoon's aftermath when he fell in. soon after, residents pulled him to safety. >>> pop singer lady gaga toned down her rather wild style while in israel. she said she's honored to be visiting. >> it is so special. so to be here now and to see it is a very emotional and spiritual experience. >>> a rare baby red panda -- yes red, made his debut at a zoo in poland. the 8-week-old was examined and given his first shots. this species of panda is endangered because of habitat loss. there are believed to be only 2,500 adult red pandas in the world today. for "teen kids news," i'm lara. >> elephants are sending text messages in kenya. to protect local farms, the elephants have been tagged with devices that send a message when they get too close to civilization. that way the elephants can be shooed away before
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